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Haryana to host CMs’ meeting on drug menace

19 Aug 2018 | 2:34 PM

CHANDIGARH:After an exchange of letters with his Punjab counterpart Capt Amarinder Singh on firming up the resolve to effectively eradicate the drug menace from the region, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar is hosting a conference of CMs on the issue on August 20.

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 18

After an exchange of letters with his Punjab counterpart Capt Amarinder Singh on firming up the resolve to effectively eradicate the drug menace from the region, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar is hosting a conference of CMs on the issue on August 20.

Khattar’s Principal Secretary Rajesh Khullar confirmed that while Capt Amarinder Singh, Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur and Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat have confirmed their participation, a similar confirmation from Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje Scindia was awaited.

Chandigarh will be represented by the Administrator, VP Singh Badnore.

Khattar had recently exchanged letters stressing the need for a joint action plan to deal with the menace of drugs from the region. In response, Capt Amarinder Singh had called for joint action by all states in the region to eradicate the drug menace.

SAD to contest elections in Haryana

19 Aug 2018 | 4:19 PM

KURUKSHETRA: Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Badal on Sunday announced his party would contest all elections in the state.

SAD to contest elections in Haryana

SAD to contest elections in Haryana

19 Aug 2018 | 4:14 PM

KURUKSHETRA: Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Badal on Sunday announced his party would contest all elections in the state.

Row over clash between Sikh family, youths snowballs

Row over clash between Sikh family, youths snowballs

19 Aug 2018 | 12:33 PM

HISAR: The issue of a clash between a Sikh family and four college students snowballed on Saturday after Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLA from Kalanwali in Sirsa Balkaur Singh and members of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) and the District Bar Association came out in support of the opposing groups, respectively.

Govt nurseries of no use, Forest Dept in dilemma over saplings

Govt nurseries of no use, Forest Dept in dilemma over saplings

19 Aug 2018 | 12:34 PM

CHANDIGARH: Forest Department officers are finding it hard to implement a government’s order on planting plants with a height of 6 ft or above. Reason: A majority of plants in department’s nurseries are smaller than 6 ft.

RTI reply to farmer in 32,017 pages, weighs 150 kg

RTI reply to farmer in 32,017 pages, weighs 150 kg

19 Aug 2018 | 3:31 PM

CHANDIGARH:The Sirsa office of the Haryana State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited (HAFED) has sent 32,017 pages (weighing around 150 kg) to a resident of Darba Kalan in Sirsa in response to an RTI plea.

Mustard purchase: Embezzlement worth Rs 1.87 cr comes to light

19 Aug 2018 | 12:58 AM

JHAJJAR: A case of embezzlement amounting to Rs 1.87 crore in the mustard procured at the minimum support price (MSP) in the Jhajjar grain market this year has come to light. The district manager, Hafed, Rohtak, has filed a complaint with the police in this regard.

BJP groups clash ahead of Khattar’s Dabwali rally

19 Aug 2018 | 12:56 AM

CHANDIGARH: Days before Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s rally at Dabwali in Sirsa on August 25, rival factions of the BJP on Saturday clashed at Ahmadgarh Darewala village resulting in injuries to Dev Kumar, the ruling party’s nominee from there in the 2014 Assembly elections.

Three minor runaway girls traced, sent to Nari Niketan

19 Aug 2018 | 12:56 AM

FARIDABAD: Officials of the Child Welfare Council (CWC) and the local police recovered three runaway minor girl inmates of a Bal Greh (Child Shelter Home) of Bahadurgarh, from the Old Faridabad railway station here Friday night.

Pay 18 pc GST to power firms for services, retrospectively

19 Aug 2018 | 12:56 AM

CHANDIGARH: Power consumers across Haryana, availing certain services from the power distribution companies such as release of new power connection, meter testing, shifting of meters or service lines and duplicate bills, will have to shell out GST @ 18% on fee for these services with effect from July 1, 2017.

Two held on rape charge

19 Aug 2018 | 12:56 AM

KAITHAL: The police have arrested two youths for allegedly luring a minor girl into absconding with them and later raping her.

Man arrested for ‘obstructing’ cops

19 Aug 2018 | 12:56 AM

AMBALA: The Ambala police have arrested Arvind Kumar, a resident of Keshopur Manali village, for obstructing a police official from performing duty on Friday.

Three snatchers held in Ambala

19 Aug 2018 | 12:56 AM

AMBALA: The police have solved five cases of snatching with the arrest of three youths here.

College monthly internship stipend hiked

19 Aug 2018 | 12:56 AM

SONEPAT: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has sanctioned increase in the monthly internship stipend of BAMS students of Maru Singh Malik Ayurvedic College from Rs 4,500 to Rs 10,000.

Vij flays Sidhu for skipping ex-PM’s funeral

19 Aug 2018 | 12:56 AM

AMBALA: Health and Sports Minister Anil Vij on Saturday critised Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for skipping the funeral of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and attending the swearing-in ceremony of Imran Khan as Prime Minister in Pakistan.

Rs 10 cr relief for Kerala: CM

19 Aug 2018 | 12:56 AM

CHANDIGARH: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday that the state government would provide financial assistance of Rs 10 crore to flood affected people of Kerala and rescue operations.

On surprise visit, minister suspends medical officer

On surprise visit, minister suspends medical officer

19 Aug 2018 | 12:56 AM

PANIPAT: State Health Minister Anil Vij directed to suspend a medical officer and terminate a supervisor during a surprise check in the General Hospital here on Saturday.

Nine held for attacking police post

19 Aug 2018 | 12:56 AM

YAMUNANAGAR: The police have arrested nine persons for allegedly attacking the police post at Ranjitpur village in the district.

Child home manager held for abusing inmate

19 Aug 2018 | 12:56 AM

KURUKSHETRA: Dinesh Sharma, manager of a child protection home in Jind, has been arrested on the charge of alleged sexual harassment of a minor inmate.

Mother of 3 gives triple talaq to husband, elopes with lover

Mother of 3 gives triple talaq to husband, elopes with lover

18 Aug 2018 | 10:54 PM

YAMUNANAGAR: Amid the controversy over triple talaq, a woman here turned the tables on her husband, using the contentious practice to "divorce" him.

Haryana minister Vij attacks Sidhu for attending Imran Khan’s swearing-in

Haryana minister Vij attacks Sidhu for attending Imran Khan’s swearing-in

18 Aug 2018 | 5:17 PM

AMBALA: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij lambasted cricketer-turned-politician and Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday for attending the swearing-in of former cricketer Imran Khan as the prime minister of Pakistan.

Briefly

Assembly session from September 7

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal in New Delhi on Friday, decided to convene the Monsoon Assembly Session of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha on September 7.

CM lets off man who threw oil on him

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

HISAR: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has reportedly accepted the apology from the man who threw oil on him during his roadshow here on May 17.

Two held for running prostitution racket

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

ROHTAK: A prostitution racket being run from Hanuman Colony in the town has been unearthed.

Youth beaten to death by ‘drunk’ friends in F’bad

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

FARIDABAD: A 21-year-old youth was allegedly beaten to death by two of his friends following a quarrel here on Friday.

Tributes paid to Vajpayee

Tributes paid to Vajpayee

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

SONEPAT: Chief Minister’s media adviser Rajiv Jain and former minister Krishna Gahlaut on Friday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on Thursday.

Cadre change policy for teachers framed

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Government has framed cadre change policy for district cadre teachers — PRT, JBT, HT and Classical and Vernacular — working on regular basis in the Elementary Education Department.

ICARgives Rs 4 cr to HAU to check stubble-burning

ICARgives Rs 4 cr to HAU to check stubble-burning

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

HISAR: The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has sanctioned Rs 4 crore to Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agriculture (HAU) University to check environment pollution owing to burning of crop residue.

Now, web link for info on crop sown

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Government has developed a system for online submission of information on crops sown by farmers on ‘fasal-e-soochna’ web link and verification by patwaris for the purposes of e-Girdawari.

SC Mahapanchayat wants quota classification restored

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

ROHTAK: While members of the Jat community have been agitating for the grant of reservation in the state, the SC Block-A Mahapanchayat, Haryana, has demanded the restoration of the A and B block classification in the provision of reservation to the Scheduled Castes.

33 pc kids in anganwaris, govt schools have health problemsALARMINGREPORT

33 pc kids in anganwaris, govt schools have health problems

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

MAHENDRAGARH: Every third child has been found suffering from health-related issues the during screening of children at 29 anganwari centres and 137 government and government-aided schools in the district last month.

Depots holders in Karnal send back damaged wheat

Depots holders in Karnal send back damaged wheat

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

KARNAL: Several depot holders in the district received rotten wheat under the public distribution system (PDS).

Combines sans straw mgmt system banned

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

HISAR: The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) has directed the combine harvester owners to attach the super straw management system to the machine.

Five boys drown in Ambala

Five boys drown in Ambala

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

AMBALA: Five boys, three of them minors, drowned here in the past two days.

After transferring house, elderly can’t seek kids’ eviction: HC

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

CHANDIGARH: A senior citizen cannot seek the eviction of his children from his house under the Senior Citizens Act if he transfers the property during the pendency of his application before the District Magistrate, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled.

3 years later, 41 kids still untraceable in Karnal

3 years later, 41 kids still untraceable in Karnal

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

KARNAL: As many as 41 children who went missing in the past three year in the district are still untraceable.

Govt orders spl girdawari to assess crop loss in Yamunanagar

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

YAMUNANAGAR: The state government has ordered a special girdawari to assess standing crop loss due to recent heavy rain and flood water.

Pollution board serves closure notice on 7 units

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

PANIPAT: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has served closure notice on seven industrial units, including a pharmaceutical company and an automobile showroom, for violating emission norms.

Farmer dies of insecticide

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

HISAR: A farmer died due to the poisonous effect of an insecticide at Dhanana village of Bhiwani district on Friday.

Three get life term for murder in Sonepat

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

SONEPAT: Pawan, Sumit and Naveen of Bhainswal Kalan village in the district have been sentenced to life imprisonment by the court of the Additional District and Sessions Judge Dr DN Bhardwaj.

ex-sarpanch’s murder

Villagers demand arrest of accused

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

KARNAL: Hundreds of residents on Thursday protested at the Mini Secretariat here, demanding the arrest of Krishan Kumar, the kingpin in the murder of Suresh, alias Babli, former sarpanch of Anjanthali village, and other accused.

Sonepat farmer shot over water dispute

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

SONEPAT: A farmer Joginder, aged 30, of Butana Kundu village in the district, was shot dead allegedly by 11 persons of the village when he, along with his family members, was returning home from the fields late on Thursday evening.

Residential area can be made commercial

Residential area can be made commercial

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

CHANDIGARH: In another sop to the city residents ahead of next year’s Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, the Khattar Government has allowed regularisation of illegal conversion from residential to commercial in the municipal limits.

rural sanitation survey

Residents’ feedback to be deciding factor

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

CHANDIGARH: Citizens’ feedback will be the deciding factor in the first-ever rural sanitation survey — Swachh Sarvekshan Grameen-2018.

MCseals building for  property tax default

MCseals building for property tax default

18 Aug 2018 | 12:09 AM

FARIDABAD: The Municipal Corporation (MC) has sealed the commercial building of a private company here for defaulting on property tax of more than Rs 1 crore.

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